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this is d.w. news live from butting in venezuela's president says he has devolved to a drone attack in the capital on the hall they're going to give them the. president nicolas maduro was speaking during a military parade when blanks were hers or do it oh he's blaming colombia's president of the alleged attack plus the latest from caracas also on the program. a powerful earthquake strikes indonesia and in the loan book with reports of several people killed in just
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a week off to separate quake on the same island left more than a dozen people dead. and protesters face off with counter demonstration at the headquarters of the united states is most powerful gun lobby our correspondent takes us into the thick of it would. be a. crime have a home free glad you could join me. it is weightless says president nicolas maduro has survived what he calls an assassination attempts carried out with explosive laden drones during a military parade and a televised address just our was off to the incident my daughter blames the attack on colombia's president juan manuel santos as well as on venezuela's right wing opposition on financial backers in florida well come on be a has deval denied any involvement we have this look now at how the alleged attack
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on hold it. by. in full flow suddenly cut short this footage broadcast live on state television shows the moment when an apparent explosion rocked the military parade sending hundreds fleeing on foot. the government declared it an assassination attempt. on a monitor which i don't want to see on explosions were heard which we have established as coming from multiple drone idea. of the fact the one of the day that people don't get that i do not think it was an attempt on the life of the president of venezuela nicolas maduro but to put everyone at ease the attack has failed to do that it on others without a complete comment that. just hours later moderate gave a defiant speech speculating that the incident was
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a right wing conspiracy with ties a broad international i mean ten thousand or so i see not a movie there has been an attempt to assassinate me. i have no doubt that this all points to the extreme right and then to sway law in alliance with the right in colombia and that colombia's president one man one santos is behind this attempt i have no doubt. the socialist president has often accused the right wing opposition of plotting a coup but as the economy continues to weaken widespread protests have become one of the biggest threats to my duros of ministration. joined now by correspondent also gushy lanka who's in the venezuelan capital caracas welcome all sky now venezuela's government says this alleged attack on my daughter involved drones on to the explosives that foreign fighters both have disputed that they say gas cylinder explained it well concrete facts all that about this. well the only
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facts we are get counsel eyewitnesses that reported seeing a flying object explode near hysteria were president who was speaking and also the remains of an explosion at a gas cylinders in a nearby apartment other than that there is a video that we've seen where it's really not clear what's going on now the government has to reveal evidence that backs their claim because there's a lot of skepticism to bear and they're claiming it was how this was because of it he claims to have had over fifty assassination plots against a mother and his career has planned over twenty assassination plots but this is the first time we see one actually play out if it is an elaborate lie that the evidence would be able to improve their credibility but for now we have not seen much also we understand there's been some claims of involvement and responsibility tell us about that. yes there's a group called the cheese shirt soldiers that put out
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a memo on social media claiming responsibility on the attack and calling the operation phoenix these say they're backed by the constitution and that they are planning to change the government here but a swell up but there's really no way to verify that that is an actual claim some journalists have backed it up but it is still unclear if this is an actual claim of responsibility for these actions so a claim from the so-called. soldiers maduna says that some of those allegedly involved have been arrested do we know who they are. we don't know much of who they are we know that there's at least four people arrested after the attack some of the leaders of our government have said that they were arrested trying to flee. after the bombs and slowed it but there's not much information
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other than that and what the president said in his speech last say accusations seconding at the moment is little evidence at this stage have we had from the accused well the opposition has been very quiet about. this situation but there is. one of the groups the opposition groups has said that they are very worried that there's more accusations that investigations about this action and they are saying that there there are claims he changed the government is constitutional and as should be made such is not violence actions against the government. in the venezuelan capital caracas thank you for your reporting and analysis. and now to some of the other stories making headlines around the world police in switzerland have confirmed that twenty people were
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killed off to a vintage amp plane crashed in the swiss alps on saturday the world war two aircraft smashed into a mountainside as an altitude of around two thousand five hundred meters after taking off from lookout know the plane was carrying seventeen passengers and three crew. tens of thousands of people have protested in israel against a controversial new identity know that enshrines israel's jewish character demonstrators say the new marginalizes not jewish people in the country protest was organized by the country's druze minority part of the arab israeli community that makes up about twenty percent of the population. in the u.s. police and demonstrators have clashed in the city of portland in oregon where hundreds of far right activists faced off with anti fascist protesters police made arrests as they tried to keep the two sides apart and used stun grenades to disperse the
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crowds. when indonesia has lifted a tsunami warning that was issued following a powerful seven point zero magnitude earthquake there are reports of at least three people being killed in that quake which struck several hours ago on the north of the on and of lombok it sense of people fleeing from their homes to move to higher ground a separate quake hit the same item last week killing at least sixteen people. and i'm joined now by correspondent chris think of article in jakarta critical was the situation in a long book now. well as you sent there are three casualties register so far this comes after seventeen people mostly tourists were killed last week when another huge earthquake hit the stand island earthquake only passed about four hours ago so they were better prepared and there's no longer a tsunami warning but the disaster agency has warned everyone who is on long island
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to be kate to higher ground despite the tsunami warning being lifted and aftershocks of the quake of which there were over sixty were felt as far as bali which is a very popular tourist destination as well. across the kind of course certainly a week ago there was that six point four magnitude quake that you mentioned exactly in the same location that killed over a dozen people of course as early days but does this quake look as bad well in terms of magnitude slightly higher at six point nine to six point four but basically because it came so quickly after the last one many of the most vulnerable vulnerable residents of lombok are already in camps have vacated their homes and there are already much much he worked worse than there were just last week so look at the casualties will be fewer this time around but yes the magnitude is greater than the one last. critic a vow to go in and she caught a thank you thanks for having in the
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u.s. protesters have demonstrated at the headquarters of the national rifle association against the group's role in brokering stricter gun control rules protest to school for tougher background checks for buys of guns and a ban on assault weapons but sport is the powerful gun lobby also came to voice their opposition against such restrictions claire richardson reports from fairfax virginia. in a polarized national debate a rare display of the two sides talking to each other but both are holding their ground. you're put property over life which is occurring no it's not news i'm sure i can thank you everybody forces necessary to hold on to the reader for my home as we don't it's a heated discussion as protesters and counter protesters clashed over the role of guns in the united states this is a stop on the march of our lives national road trip that's been aimed at raising
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awareness about gun violence and registering as you can see it's a smaller protest than some of the ones we've seen earlier this year but the location is important we're here right in front of the national rifle association which they blame are buying off politicians. across a police barricade and are a supporters say it's people not guns that are the problem they don't want any restrictions on their ability to carry such weapons. if someone who doesn't follow the law because we lose face it criminals don't follow the law comes out and decides to hurt me or anyone else in the group i want to have adequate protection to help those kind of people guns are the great equalizer it's you know if i'm up against a two hundred fifty pound man i cannot physically defend myself without some form of you know self-defense weapon. but showing up wearing guns is horrifying for students who have seen their classmates gunned down before their eyes i'm not saying you know take away all their guns but i'm like you right there are
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disregarding like the laws that everyone who's like lost their lives in america to gun violence and like is this like disrespectful. walking all over was a student who died in the mass shooting at a high school in parkland florida earlier this year he was gunned down by an air fifteen by someone who was known to be a threat today is his eighteenth birthday we're not going to forget about him because this shouldn't be happening i shouldn't have to hold this post or he should be here with us with elections just three months away there's no sign of compromise gun control advocates will have to make good on their promise to vote out politicians who support the n.r.a. . so will now and attorney cruz has been named jameis player of the year by the sports journalists association beating sly fox news pages and into second place with almost five times more votes while the rail whether it meant a sailor was rewarded for another excellent club season which saw him claim a third straight champions league title of the win is included jenison marianne who
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was named best female player on your pine cones in the coaching category he retired also leading by munich to the titles. fifty one years ago donald campbell's attempt to break his own water speed record ended in tragedy his hydroplane bluebird took off from coniston water in england and then some assaulted crashing back into the lake and killing campbell now his daughter gina as phrase new life into the boats and her father's legend. an emotional moment for gina campbell. more than fifty years after her father perished in an attempt to set a new water speed record his hydroplane bluebird returns to the water. donald campbell was forty five at the time of his death determined to beat is on record two hundred seventy six point three miles per hour bluebird plunged into lake coniston in england's like district with devastating effects. now salvaged and restored bluebird has been given
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a new lease of life for gina it's as if it never left the water. for me walking in here this morning is like a complete deja vu you could turn back the clock fifty five years and this is how i remember bluebird with my father still alive and in order to find glory then following tests in scotland bluebird is even expected to run at speed next year in coniston the setting for that fateful day fifty one years ago it's just magnificent it really is magnificent and i hope my dad's looking down. and telling everybody what a good job is and let's see had no float award and his engines plus a piece of sporting history comes to life as bluebird makes a splash once again. underminded now all of our top story. that is why it is president nicolas maduro to hudson by what he calls an assassination attempt carried out with explosive laden drove by do it blames the
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alleged attack on colombia's president of colombia denies any involvement. and watching the news don't forget you can always get the latest on our web site. called i'm going to help frame by x. your company the c.d.c. . is creation. mr. logotheti or a con. really not about the millions behind the door it's. just moments in the life of those great design. starts september. w. .

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